Stenhousemuir

Stenhousemuir

Three in court on attempted murder charge

Three youths appeared in court yesterday following an incident in Stenhousemuir at the weekend which left a man with a severe head injury.

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Trio charged with attempted murder

Trio charged with attempted murder

Three males have been charged with an attempted murder in Stenhousemuir.

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Man seriously injured in Stenhousemuir

Man seriously injured in Stenhousemuir

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in Stenhousemuir on Friday.

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Ryan McGuckin, right, and Iain Macdougall died after getting into difficulty in waters in the Outer Hebrides

Falkirk man dies in diving tragedy

A man from the Falkirk area has been named as one of two divers who died off the coast of the Isle of Barra at the weekend.

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Baby of the week: Phoebe Elizabeth Cole

Baby of the week: Phoebe Elizabeth Cole

Phoebe Elizabeth Cole was born on March 28, 2017 at 6.50pm in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 5lbs 5oz.

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Sheriff told the fate of the fish after their tank was attacked was unknown

Son took his anger out on dad’s fish after cash plea refused

Connah Jackson lost his temper with his dad when he refused to lend him £10 and took his anger out on the man’s fish tank.

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Honour for humble  hero who strives to save young lives

Honour for humble hero who strives to save young lives

A man who has spent over a decade campaigning for safer roads has been recognised with a national honour.

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Wedding of the week: Aimi Gardner and Niall Horne

Aimi Gardner (28) is from Stenhousemuir and works as a pharmacy technician at Ayr Hospital, while Niall Horne (26), from Howwood, is a software developer in Glasgow. The couple live together in Johnstone.

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Tim Hortons could be opening a drive through in Stenhousemuir

Who’s heard about Hortons coming to town?

Top Canadian coffee house empire Tim Hortons is reportedly planning to open its second ever UK premises in the Falkirk area.

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Pupils from Carrongrange, Moray Primary and Grangemouth High School take part in a special clay tile making exercise and also learn about the work of local artist Alan Davie

Tile making project ‘cements’ friendships

Youngsters from three schools worked on a clay tile-making project which also helped to bind them together and establish closer links.

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Red Cross apologises for five pound note mix up

Red Cross apologises for five pound note mix up

The British Red Cross has said sorry to a customer who had his paper £5 note issued by a Scottish bank rejected at one of its shops.

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Paper five pound notes are still legal tender in Scotland

Money advice leaves shopper seeing red

A pensioner tried to help the Red Cross by buying something from their shop.

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Police are appealing for information.

Missing woman traced

Police in Forth Valley have thanked the public for “caring and sharing” during a search to find a missing woman who has now been traced.

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Danny Sweeney the piping postman from Stenhousemuir

Postman delivers new career

A postman has put his stamp on the wedding industry by winning a top award only six months after setting up his business.

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Sweet taste of success continues for Mrs Tilly’s with new expansion

Sweet taste of success continues for Mrs Tilly’s with new expansion

Chewy toffee has long been a firm favourite for all those with a sweet tooth – with the possible exception of dentists - and after several years it’s finally being manufactured commercially again in the Larbert area.

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The grants awarded are worth over �40,000

Windfarm fund makes first awards

Local groups that have benefitted from the Todhill windfarm fund have been explaining what a difference the money has made to their facilities.

Environment
Text message sparks row

Text message sparks row

Police were called after James Fullarton attacked his long-term partner in her home.

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The RBS branch in Grangemouth town centre

The personal touch has been withdrawn from banking

News of the demise of yet more banks hit the community hard, but the closures in Grangemouth’s La Porte Precinct, Stenhhousemuir Main Street and Denny’s Glasgow Road were not unexpected.

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Police pinch local flasher suspect

Police pinch local flasher suspect

A man has been arrested following an indecent exposure incident in Stenhousemuir.

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The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of three local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down three branches which have served the local community for years.

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